W. Mike Presz
  • M&A/Senior Advisor
  • SVP/GM International
  • Chief Technology Officer

Harvard University
B.A., Computer Science · (1983 – 1987)
Activities and Societies: Harvard Varsity Baseball, 1983-1987. Single Season Pitching Record Holder, 7-0, 1984, Harvard Varsity Club.

A journey from sports, to an elite college, to one of the most influential internet brands, yields lessons that only an insider can provide…
New Book by W. Mike Presz


Mr. Presz is a business focused, highly technical, and team oriented executive with over 30 years experience. He has a unique combination of skills that are well suited for today’s global businesses: product/technology background as CTO and P&L responsibility of over $120M in revenue, 40 countries, 22 languages, 26 currencies and global partnerships, including Microsoft, Y!, MySpace, and AOL as SVP/GM of Match’s international business. During his time at Match, the company has grown from a valuation of $100M to a public company worth over $30B. He has a strong people network, direct experience with enterprise systems and internet business models through interaction with his peers within IAC and Match Group (such as Tinder, Expedia, Hotels.com, Ticketmaster, HSN, EPI, Hotwire, LendingTree, Citysearch, and Ask.com) and through partnerships/due diligence efforts.

Mike has proven experience as part of an executive management team with experience running large P&Ls, product & technology, financial reporting support, legal interaction, HR interaction, marketing, and customer care. Mike is a successful partner and due diligence resource involved in major contract negotiations, company evaluations and acquisitions, both domestically and internationally, including major players such as MSN and AOL. He is experienced with supporting an influential parent company, IAC, as a member of the executive team and the due diligence team.

Mike’s a no-nonsense executive who can be trusted to put business objectives and results first and to work relentlessly and within a team structure to help the company and its employees succeed.


Match Group
  • M&A/Senior Advisor
  • SVP/GM International
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Senior Vice President
  • Board Member
  • Chairman
U.S. Department Of State
  • Executive Management Consultant
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Senior Technical Architect / Management Consultant
Mobil Oil
  • Senior Technical Architect/Consultant
MassMutual Life Insurance
  • Technical Architecture Team / Lead Analyst Performance